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libeling

noun
variants: or

libelling

Synonyms and Antonyms of libeling

  1. the making of false statements that damage another's reputation the underhanded politician resorted to libeling when it became clear that that was the only way he was going to win the election Synonyms of libeling aspersing, blackening, calumniation, calumny, character assassination, defamation, defaming, libel, slander (or libelling), maligning, smearing, traducing, vilification, vilifyingWords Related to libeling aspersion, innuendo, muck, mud, smear; backbiting, detraction; abuse, invective, vituperation; attack, censure, criticism, denunciation, hatchet job; contempt, disdain, scorn; belittlement, denigration, disparagement; cattiness, despite, hatefulness, malevolence, malice, maliciousness, malignancy, malignity, meanness, nastiness, spite, spitefulness, spleen, venom, viciousnessNear Antonyms of libeling acclaim, accolade, applause, commendation, praise; esteem, honor, respect; adulation, flattery; adoration, reverence, veneration, worship



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